5 are arrested, 3 are charged for brutal beating of elderly man
An extensive manhunt for people suspected of robbing and injuring an 82-year-old man near Swedeborg last Friday ended with the arrest of five suspects. By Tuesday afternoon, three of them were charged.
Sheriff Ron Long says the search ended when the final suspect was apprehended about 9 a.m. Tuesday. Long says the investigation also led to the arrest of five other people, for whom investigators will ...
Breaking news: Bomb shows up in eastern Greene County
Greene County sheriff's deputies, detectives and the Springfield Fire Department bomb squad are investigating the discovery of a military grade bomb that was found at an abandoned property between Strafford and Rogersville on Tuesday.
The bomb is in the area of the 9800 block of East Charity Drive.
Information from Greene County Sheriff's Department Facebook site. ...
Casting Crowns will perform at JQH Arena
JQH Arena said Tuesday that contemporary Christian musicians Casting Crowns will perform here on Oct. 31. Tickets go on sale on Friday, Aug. 1 at 10 a.m.
Tickets are available at the JQH Arena Box Office, by phone at (417) 836-7678, or online at www.missouristatetix.com.
Ticket Prices are $75, $40, and $25, plus handling fees. Groups of 10 or more can get the $25 seats for $18. ...
Sample ballots for elections on Aug. 5
Find your county in the list and click on the link for a copy of the sample ballot for the elections on Aug. 5 in Missouri. Polls open at 6 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. Absentee balloting must be done at your county clerk's office by 5 p.m. on Aug. 4.
Barry County sample ballot
Benton County sample ballot
Camden County sample ballot
Christian County sample ...
Daycare employees discover homemade bombs near playground
Daycare employees in Bolivar faced a scary situation Monday morning when one of them found several homemade bombs just feet from their childcare center. It happened at Kiddee Korral on Holt and Laverne in Bolivar.
"The safety of the kids, very, it's our main concern," said Rhonda Hibbitt, an employee at Kiddee Korral.
The daycare's director made the unexpected discovery in a lot behind the center's playground ...
Fisherman catches alligator in Missouri pond
A man fishing in a small subdivision pond in suburban St. Louis might have expected to catch bass or crappie, but certainly not an alligator.
Conservation officials say Walter Bushmann was fishing Monday in a pond in the Summit subdivision of St. Charles when he caught an alligator estimated to be 2 to 4 years old. The Missouri Department of Conservation says it was a pet ...